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How much carrion can a carrier pigeon carry?

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open India orders 180-day sprint to wire 46,000 villages 3
open She was praised by the CEO and promoted. After her brother and mom died, she returned from compassionate leave. IBM laid her off 4
By bazza
open Have no idea WTF is going on with the Oracle-Walmart TikTok deal? Don’t sweat it, here’s our latest rundown 5
open Before you buy that managed Netgear switch, be aware you may need to create a cloud account to use its full UI 17
open Remember those Salesforce layoffs after that bumper Q2? Yeah, forget that, SaaS player set to hire 12,000 staff 4
By Psmo
open Dying software forces changes to VMware’s vSphere Clients 13
By bazza
open Did this airliner land in the North Sea? No. So what happened? El Reg probes flight tracker site oddity 60
open This is how ends, not with a bang but a blunder: Randomer swipes decommissioning domain 44
open Should we all consolidate databases for the storage benefits? Reg vultures deploy DevOps, zoos, haircuts 11
open Amazon gets its tax excuses in early amid rising UK profits – but leaves El Reg off the press list. Can't think why 43
open Alibaba wants to get you off the PC upgrade treadmill and into its cloud 52
open Internet Archive's way cool Wayback Machine gets way more websites in Cloudflare fail-over pact 7
open New strategy, Cloudera? Hadoop flinger launches NoSQL database, visualisation tools in head-scratching flurry 4
open AWS hoping to pick up stream with Cloud Digital Interface: Low latency cloud network for uncompressed video 2
open .UK overlord Nominet tells everyone not to worry about 'distorted' vote allocations in its board elections 16
By cipnt
open Cisco’s 'intuitive security' tool can’t handle MAC address randomization out-of-the-box 45
open What the hell is going on with .uk? Dozens of domain names sold in error, then reversed, but we'll say no more about it, says oversight org 22
open Dell cuts jobs again... which in Dell-speak is 'addressing cost structure to make sure we’re competitive' 5
open Oracle hosting TikTok US data. '25,000' moderators hired. Code reviews. Trump getting his cut... It's the season finale 61
open AWS Aurora PostgreSQL versions vanish from the mega-cloud for days, leaving customers in the dark 16
open Storage consolidation: Simplifying infrastructure will pay dividends for your apps 1
open With no viable alternatives, big names flock to Adobe's cloudy wares amid global pandemic 12
open Stock market blizzard: Snowflake set for £33bn IPO as valuation bubble keeps on expanding 25
open Storage consolidation: Why different flavors of database need different types of storage 6
open Aerospike drags mainframes kicking and screaming into the modern world by feeding their data through Apache Spark 6
open If you're modernizing your complex database stack and keep glancing at better storage, you're not alone 1
By Tim99
open Microsoft submits Linux kernel patches for a 'complete virtualization stack' with Linux and Hyper-V 39
open Who cares what Apple's about to announce? It owes us a macOS x86 virtual appliance for non-Mac computers 132
By AlbertH
open 'Mindset reset' contributes to £1bn extra costs and another delay – 2 years this time – for Emergency Services Network 47
open AWS is bursting with pride for its Arm CPU cores – so much it’s put them behind a burstable instance type 10
open Up from the depths, 864 servers inside, covered in slime, it's Natick! 37
By jake
open Microsoft wants to link satellites to Azure – but it should probably fix its cloud first: Cooling outage hits UK COVID-19 portal, other sites 11
By Wilco
open Consolidating databases has significant storage benefits – and therefore everyone should be doing it 13
By J. Cook
open Brit mobile network EE follows O2 by ending trading relations with retailer Dixons Carphone 16
open Database consolidation is a server gain. Storage vendors should butt out 17
By jtaylor
open Wow, you guys have so much in common: Oracle hotly tipped to power TikTok’s operations as Microsoft deal rejected 33
open Typical '80s IT: Good idea leads to additional duties, without extra training or pay, and a nuked payroll system 100
open Nvidia to acquire Arm for $40bn, promises to keep its licensing business alive 108
open VMware staff in Silicon Valley can leave a pandemic, wildfire-ridden zone – if they're willing to accept less pay 47
open Oracle customers caught in the cross-hairs of Larry’s 'interesting dynamic' 3
open Stop asking for Amazon, Google and Microsoft cloud with 'no justification': US Library of Congress told to drop its 'brand-name'-tastic RFP 23
By Terry 6
open You're all wet: Drippy chips to help slash data centre power consumption and carbon costs 21
By stevebp
open The power of Bill compels you: A server room possessed by a Microsoft-hating, Linux-loving Demon 199
By jake
open Oracle customers clamor for its hardware. Yup, hardware. It can't build Exadata fast enough 15
open China makes treatment of its 5G vendors an issue to rank with climate change or disarmament 16
open Server buyers ask Lenovo for made-in-Mexico models instead of Chinese kit 31
open Equinix warns it's infected with ransomware, promises it can carry on regardless 7
open Microsoft reveals slow, staccato, disruptive auto-patching service for some Windows VMs on Azure 7
open South Korea bods open source NVMe storage controller to save academics, non-profits a bundle 2
open When Huawei leaves, the UK doesn't lead in 5G, says new report commissioned by... er... Huawei 54
By mego



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